modality

noun mo·dal·i·ty \ mō-ˈda-lə-tē \

Definition of modality

plural modalities
1 a :the quality or state of being modal
b :a modal quality or attribute :form
2 :the classification of logical propositions (see proposition 1) according to their asserting or denying the possibility, impossibility, contingency, or necessity of their content
3 :one of the main avenues of sensation (such as vision)
4 :a usually physical therapeutic agency

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First Known Use of modality

1545


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modality

noun mo·dal·i·ty \ mō-ˈdal-ət-ē \

medical Definition of modality

plural modalities
1 :one of the main avenues of sensation (as vision)
2 a :a usually physical therapeutic agency
b :an apparatus for applying a modality


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